You might have labored away on gift knits for your friends and family, but woman won Christmas without even making one stitch. Fiber fanatic Lisa Bishop enlisted her boudoir photographer daughter, Samantha Bishop, to take a series of photos of her for her husband. In a series titled “Grandma: Gone Wild” Lisa gets comfy in a bathtub full of yarn. With cameos from a crochet hook, Whether’s Originals (yes, the candy), and a precariously placed lamp, the photos may just inspire your own photoshoot.
HAVE YARN WILL TRAVEL
Road trips have knitters yelling “shotgun” as we all know the open road provides some of the best distraction-free knitting time. But what about if you and your travel mates could knit while traveling? Amtrack is currently accepting applications for their #AmtrakTakeMeThere Social Media Residency program, which will afford the lucky winners the opportunity to travel their signature long-distance routes. While many will apply, we couldn’t think of a better winner than a knitter.
Get the rules and apply now through January 31, 2019: https://www.amtrak.com/about-amtrak/residency.html?cmp=pdsoccc-120518-Instagram-TakeMeThereboost1
Calling All Makers
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Cast On: Minero
Baby Cocktails designer Thea Colman caps off the year with a quick-knit hat that combines unique cable panels with slipped stitches. The knits and purls throughout the hat create texture perfect for a solid color yarn. Plus, it’s unisex design makes it a hat you can gift, share, or love yourself.
Get the pattern: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/minero